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91.450 Lab 1: Intro to Handy Board and Handy Bug
This assignment has two parts:
In class, we will be learning about the Handy Boardits parts, where to plug in components, and how to program it. Next week, we will be using the Handy Board and the robot base that you build.
Part 1: The HandyBug
We will be using the Handy Bug 9719 described in Section 2.2.2 of Robotic Explorations (pages 50 71). Your assignment is to build the HandyBug robot. You may also design your own robot to carry the Handy Board.
Please note the following corrections for the HandyBug:
Various LEGO components are available. Please observe the following community standards for LEGO use:
Please have a working HandyBug or your own equivalent ready for next Mondays lab. In the lab, we will be programming the robot, so its important that your robot is ready to go.
Part 2: Invention Database
After building the robot, create an entry for it on the Invention Database. Give it a distinctive name other than (e.g.) My HandyBug.
Using the lab digital camera, take a photo of the robot (be creativetry a closeup at a weird angle) and upload it to the cube entry for the robot.
Michael Rosenblatt, the lead developer of the Invention Database, will visit the class to create accounts for everybody and answer and questions.
4 points for having a working robot, 2 points for having the Invention Database entry.
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